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2014-07-25 23:05:55

Music Education Program Encourages Responsibility, Self-Confidence and Self-Discipline INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division today announced that it has presented a Yamaha Legacy Award to Lamar Burkhalter, founder and executive director of Houston-based Percussion One Foundation, a non-profit music education organization that serves middle and high school students and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The award recognizes the contributions of...

2014-07-24 23:09:28

New Hire Brings Valuable Experience to Serve Dealers and Customers Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Yamaha today announced the appointment of Ian Wudyka as product specialist for Percussion Instruments in the company’s Band & Orchestral Division. Wudyka first joined Yamaha as an intern for Percussion Instruments, becoming immersed in the depth of product offerings and interacting with the company’s extensive dealer network. He also gained hands-on experience organizing and...

2014-07-17 23:02:41

Introduces Industry Leading Motif XF in White to Commemorate Anniversary NASHVILLE (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Yamaha, the world’s largest musical instrument manufacturing company, will showcase a full display of products at Summer NAMM 2014 in Booth 644 at the Music City Center in Nashville from July 17-19. “Summer NAMM is a keystone event that allows us to spend more quality time with dealers, artists, media representatives and the general public,” said Tom Sumner, senior vice...

2014-06-20 23:06:23

Practical Practice Tool Lauded for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and represents an...

2014-06-12 23:09:34

Updated App Can Now Also Stream the Piano Part from Digital Sheet Music to a Compatible Yamaha Keyboard Using a Wireless MIDI Connection BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Yamaha Music Interactive today announced another upgrade to its free NoteStar iPad app, which includes access to Lesson Collections, a new bundle of popular practice songs and exercises from the classical repertoire, and a pedal page-turn feature that enables digital sheet music to be advanced via foot pedal for...

2014-05-15 23:10:17

Subtle changes make substantial difference to new drum set. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The redesigned Yamaha Stage Custom Birch drum set is now shipping. Already considered to be pound-for-pound among the best drum sets in its class, the new generation Stage Custom Birch has received several significant upgrades. Many of the changes are subtle, yet substantial. Yamaha upgraded the shells with the same thicker ply concept used on Live Custom and rounded the bearing edges for more...

2014-05-13 23:09:32

Versatile Drum Set Allows Players in Any Style to Shine BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple drum sets, which won the 2014 MusikMesse International Press Award for Best Drum Set, are now shipping. Yamaha pioneered the construction of hybrid acoustic drum shells when it introduced its flagship PHX Series. As the name implies, the Absolute Hybrid Maple drum set combines a core ply of harder Wenge wood with outer plies of North American Maple. This unique...

2014-05-09 23:06:23

Practice System Gains International Recognition for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and...

2014-05-07 23:09:58

Yamaha Portable Grand Function and Built-In Yamaha Education Suite Enables Students to Teach Themselves Piano on a Portable Instrument That Sounds like a Full-Size Grand Piano Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Yamaha announces today that the PSR-E443 portable keyboard, which offers comprehensive tools for beginners as well as those ready to take to the stage, is now shipping. The model’s learning features include the Yamaha Portable Grand function and the built-in Yamaha Education...

2014-05-06 23:04:07

New offering, which follows last year’s successful Yamaha Banda pack, is available as a free download through September 30. Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Yamaha’s Keyboard Division today introduced the Mariachi and Norteño Voice and Style expansion pack for its PSR-S650 keyboard, enabling musicians to play songs in these popular musical genres more authentically. The musical tools for playing TexMex, a genre that is influenced by Norteño but with more contemporary...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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